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Austin Roberts

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Austin Roberts (3 January 1883 – 5 May 1948) was a South African zoologist. [1]

17 relations: Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Bird, C. G. Finch-Davies, Mammal, Marianne Fannin, Ornithology, Our South African Birds, Pachydactylus robertsi, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, South Africa, Species, Thomas Ayres (ornithologist), Transkei, Transvaal Museum, University of Pretoria, Zoology.

Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

The Austin Roberts (Memorial) Bird Sanctuary is a nature reserve located in the Walkerspruit Open Space System, in the Nieuw Muckleneuk suburb of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Bird

Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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C. G. Finch-Davies

Claude Gibney Finch-Davies (24 May 1875 – 4 August 1920) was a British soldier, ornithologist and painter who produced a series of paintings of birds of South Africa in the early part of the 20th century.

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Mammal

Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.

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Marianne Fannin

Marianne or Edda Fannin (2 March 1845 – 18 November 1938) was an Irish botanical artist, known for her work painting the flora of South Africa.

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Ornithology

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds.

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Our South African Birds

Our South African Birds is an album of South African birds published in 1941.

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Pachydactylus robertsi

Pachydactylus robertsi, commonly known as the large-scaled gecko, shielded thick-toed gecko, or Rauhschuppen-Dickfingergecko in German, is an African species of gecko.

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Potchefstroom

Potchefstroom is an academic city in the North-West Province of South Africa.

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Thomas Ayres (ornithologist)

Thomas H. Ayres (July 1838 – 31 July 1913) was a British-born South African ornithologist.

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Transkei

Transkei (meaning the area beyond the river Kei), officially the Republic of Transkei (iRiphabliki yeTranskei), was an unrecognised state in the southeastern region of South Africa from 1976 to 1994.

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Transvaal Museum

The Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, colloquially the Transvaal Museum, is a natural history museum situated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (Universiteit van Pretoria, Yunibesithi ya Pretoria) is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa.

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Zoology

Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that studies the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems.

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Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin_Roberts

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